Puligny Montrachet Premier Cru Les Referee - wine, congenial Meursault wines "Charmes du dessous". Due to the characteristics of the soil, rich in clay wine after exposure becomes bright aromas of honey and butter. But it also bears all the characteristics of the wines of Puligny Montrachet - bright floral fragrance with notes of fresh mineral and wet stone.
Vineyard Premiers Crus "Le referee" covers an area of 5.5 hectares, the site is located at the bottom of the slope. Harvest is a traditional vinification in French oak barrels (20-25% - new) with regular batonnazhem. Then the wine is aged on the lees in oak barrels for 8-10 months. Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru "Les Referts" 2009 has a storage capacity of 7-9 years, vintage was rated "above average."
One of the great winemakers of France - Olivier Leflaive is also known as a great guitarist who in 1972-1979 he worked as musical director in Paris, in 1982, he left the stage, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father. Olivier began working in the family business - Domaine Leflaive, which was founded in the 18th century, but later decides to set up its economy. He aims - the production of great red and white wines of Burgundy, who would be available for all fans. Domain Olivier Leflaive Freres was founded by Olivier, his brother Patrick and his uncle Vincent in 1984. In addition, from 1990 to 1994, Olivier was one of the managers of the family business.
Today farming Olivier Leflaive owns approximately 12 hectares of vineyards in the appellation Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault Premiers Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, Bourgogne Aligoté and others. In order to get enough quality wine of excellent raw materials, you also need to use modern technology combined with time-tested traditional approach to production. To create your own wine farm Olivier Leflaive uses the best grapes grown on their own vineyards or purchased from other well-known enterprises from Côte d'Or, wines are produced and maintained in accordance with the highest standards. Today farming Olivier Leflaive is one of the best producers of Burgundy, its founder Olivier Leflaive and a team of experienced oenologists rely on experience and intuition in order to preserve the image and high reputation. All wines Olivier Leflaive Freres are a clear reflection of the unique nature of each Burgundy appellasona. Leflaive family motto reads: "The wine we learn to respect and restraint."